Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) programme

The Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) programme is a collection of scholarships offered by Dutch higher education institutions, multinationals and government institutes. The scholarships are administered by Nuffic and offered to the excellent Indonesian, Brazilian, Mexican and Russian students who wish to pursue MSc in Urban Management and Development (UMD) at IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam. The OTS programme offers the possibility for students to partially cover the tuition fees for their Master’s degree studies  and it amounts to 30% of the tuition fee. More information can be found on Nuffic website and on Study in Holland website.

Orange Tulip Scholarship in Indonesia

For the 2015-2016 academic year, 23 Dutch higher education institutions are participating in OTS Indonesia, granting all together 36 scholarships, valued at more than €656.000. IHS is one of them, offering the scholarships to excellent Indonesian students who are willing pursue their Master’s degree in UMD.

The eligibility requirements as well as the information about application process can be found on Nuffic Neso Indonesia website. To apply for OTS Indonesia, please contact them at

Orange Tulip Scholarship Brazil

OTS Brazil was created in order to attract talented, partly self-funding, Brazilian students who are interested in studying in the Netherlands. IHS is participating in OTS Brazil programme as a sponsor, offering the scholarships to the UMD students.

The eligibility requirements for the scholarship and the application procedure is explained on Nuffic Neso Brazil website. To apply for OTS Brazil, please contact Nuffic Neso Brazil at

Orange Tulip Scholarship Mexico

For the eligibility requirements and application procedure please check Nuffic Neso Mexico website. To apply for OTS Mexico, please contact them at Furthermore, the latest news about the programme and its institutions are published on Facebook.

Orange Tulip Scholarship India

This scholarship is administered by the Netherlands Education Support Office (NESO) India. Please follow the specific process described on the Neso India website

Orange Tulip Scholarship Vietnam

For more information about the application procedure, please visit the Neso Vietnam website

Application deadline

1 April 2017*

*We advise you to first apply for the MSc in Urban Management and Development before you submit your OTS application.